NOTE: We are now accepting applications for Spring 2014 (LPN’s only) and Fall 2014.
Students interested in the Nursing Program (0622) must complete the general application for admission and a supplemental nursing application. Applications may be obtained through the Admissions Office. Accepted applicants must provide documentation of a current CPR certification and a completed health form prior to the beginning of the first semester. The Nursing program is a competitive admission program, and is limited to those students who have successfully completed the prerequisites prescribed for the program. Please refer to the program descriptions and qualifications for further admission criteria to this competitive admission program.
Students who are admitted or readmitted should complete all requirements within a four-year period.
This Application for Nursing is for Spring 2014 and Fall 2014.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS SEEKING ADMISSION TO THE NURSING PROGRAM FOR SRPING 2015 AND Fall 2015
NEW PRE-REQUISITES AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS WILL BE IN EFFECT
•Proof of graduation from high school or GED
•Completion of FM’s Compass Assessment Test in math with placement at MAT 040 level, reading, and writing with placement at ENG 103 level, unless waived by the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean for Enrollment Management.
•Successful completion of the following:
>high school Integrated Algebra or its equivalent within the last five years with a grade of “C” or above, or college MAT 040 Elementary Algebra with a grade of “C” or above, or course equivalency.
>high school Regents Biology within last five years with a grade of “B” or above and Regents exam score of 80% or above or college level biology with a grade of “B” or better (SCI 135 Introductory to Biology-Molecules/Cells, SCI 136 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology or SCI 137 Human Biology), or course equivalency
>high school Regents Chemistry within last five years with a grade of “B” or above and Regents exam score of 80% or above or college level Chemistry with a grade of “B-” or above (SCI 170 Introductory Chemistry I), or course equivalency.
•A minimum current high school average of 85% or college GPA of 2.8 is required to be considered for admission.
•Completion of all recommended skills remediation in identified areas.
•All students must be certified in American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider CPR prior to admission to the nursing program.